Laura Friedrich > Shearman & Sterling LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Shearman & Sterling LLP
599 LEXINGTON AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10022-6069
United States

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment funds > Alternative/hedge funds

The alternative and hedge fund practice at Shearman & Sterling LLP is weighted towards advising alternative and hedge fund managers on ongoing operational, regulatory, and transactional, matters, with considerable experience in complying with the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. The firm also advise on derivatives and credit transactions. The ‘extremely knowledgeable’ John (Sean) Finley, formerly in-house at Caxton Associates, has managed account arrangements, seeding and placement arrangements, and spin-outs. Paul Schreiber focuses on formation, and Nathan Greene and Ted Randolph are active in the regulatory and transactional space. Laura Friedrich represents institutional investors and major fund managers (such as Credit Suisse), and has particular expertise in Latin America-facing work.

United States > Investment funds > Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Shearman & Sterling LLP advises managers and investors on the full range of private equity fund matters, with a particular focus on real estate private equity and financial institution-backed funds. The firm has a very strong global presence, and is routinely engaged in funds matters involving Latin America, Europe and Asia. A key figure in the team is practice head Laura Friedrich, who has recently advised on a number of fund formations ranging from the middle-market to multibillion-dollar raisings. Friedrich is also recognized for her strong repertoire of Latin American clients. Also recommended is Sean Finley, who led multiple transactions for TRG Management over the past year, including a secondary transaction and the launch of a fund focusing on emerging markets in Central and Eastern Europe.